The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is appointed by the Provost to approve, monitor, and review research involving human subjects with the goal of protecting their rights and welfare. 

For general questions or inquiries, email

Membership for the 2012-2013 Academic Year

Koren Deckman, Associate Professor of Chemistry, IRB Chair

Maureen Forrestal, Assistant Provost for Scholarship, IRB Administrator

Donna Perry, Associate Professor of Sociology & Anthropology

Timothy Hamm, Community Member

Daniel Drury, Chairperson & Associate Professor of Health Science

Rebecca Fincher-Kiefer, Associate Professor of Psychology